Island News

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Dollygunj residents, motorists on Dollygunj roads and establishments are facing massive problems caused by one of the most benign and docile of all animals - the cow! The bovine kind in large...
Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Committed to the welfare of islanders, The Echo of India handed over a token amount of Rs 5000/- to Mohd. Aslam, a 10 year old boy suffering from Bone Cancer to facilitate his expert treatment...
Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Expanding its dealership footprint, Tata Motors, in its bid to get closer to customers and enter new markets, Tata Motors, launched a state-of-the-art full-range passenger vehicle dealership,...

West Bengal & Other States

Agartala, 22 Nov 2017/--/The commandant of the 2nd battalion of the Tripura State Rifles( TSR), Tapan Debbarma was today arrested in connection with the killing of a journalist inside the battalion headquarters near here and remanded in Police Custody (PC) for ten days by a local court....
Bhubaneswar, 22 Nov 2017/--/The Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences presented its Humanitarian Award 2017 to the Dalai Lama at here on Tuesday. Saswati Bal, President, KIIT and KISS and Prof. Achyuta Samanta, founder of the two institutions jointly handed over the award to the Dalai Lama at a well...

Stand Alone

Collage shows an awareness programme for Self Help Groups and JLGs being organised by the Andaman and Nicobar State Cooperative Bank and National Bank...

Hills (Darjelling) News

PANIGHATTA, 4 Sep 2017/--/TMC’s effort to withdraw strike in Panighatta under Mirik block since Sunday morning was partially successful as maximum shops were open and a public bus including a North Bengal Transport run...
SIKKIM, 28 Jul 2017/--/Processed fertilizer cooperative, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO), today announced signing of MoU with Government of Sikkim. Basis the MoU, a joint venture - “Sikkim IFFCO Organics...
MIRIK, 14 Jul 2017/--/The state run library was reduced to ashes and Gokul Lodge at Dudhia  run by GTA tourism department under Mirik block was attempted to set ablaze by throwing petrol bombs by some miscreants last...

National News

NEW DELHI, 22 Nov 2017/--/About 6.71 lakh litres of liquor, Rs 1.38 crore in cash and gold and jewellery worth over Rs eight crore have been seized by the EC-appointed surveillance and expenditure monitoring teams in...
Srinagar, 22 Nov 2017/--/Robbers have stolen an ATM from the premises of district hospital at Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir, police said today. The thieves broke open and took away the ATM installed by Jammu and Kashmir...

Business News

Kolkata, 5 Nov 2017/--/Ranjita Dubey, Dy. General Manager, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India and CA Alka Kapoor, Chief Executive Officer (Designate), ICSI Insolvency Professionals Agency from New Delhi, said the...
Kolkata, 5 Nov 2017/--/CaratLane, omni-channel jeweller opened its 1st store in Kolkata at Acropolis Mall. CaratLane is expanding its retail footprint across the country at a fast pace. With discerning customers looking...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 31 Oct 2017/--/The Sensex's four days of record today gave way to its first drop in seven sessions, with investors in metal and IT stocks burning their fingers. The Nifty also came down from record, but managed to close above 10,300. Participants are not lowering their guard yet as they...

Political Delicacies

15 Nov 2017/--/It is well and truly the moment of truth for the Congress in Kerala. The party is literally gasping for political life with the submission in the Assembly of the Solar Judicial Commissi...
12 Nov 2017/--/After the demolition of RLD Chief Ajit Singh’s fortress in the Jat -dominated western Uttar Pradesh, Jats have become restive with the BJP over the reservation issue. They are now incre...

North Bengal News

BAGDOGRA, 22 Nov 2017/--/The state government after the formation of GTA-2 under the chairmanship of Morcha leader Binay Tamang have now formed ‘Hill Area Development Committee’ (HADC) separately for the hills to...
MALDA/RAIGANJ, 22 Nov 2017/--/He showered affection upon Mamata Banerjee despite political differences till he suffered severe illness that choked his voice. And even after 24 hours of his cremation political legend,...
MALDA, 22 Nov 2017/--/Council for Indian school certificate examinations (CISCE) has laid austere conditions before authorities of Malda St Xavier’s school for returning home centre to its ICSE & ISC examinees. In a...

Echo World

Harare, 22 Nov 2017/--/Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect today after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. "My decision to resign is...
Manila, 22 Nov 2017/--/Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has cancelled all future peace talks with communist rebels waging one of Asia's longest insurgencies, in a blow to efforts to end the half century-long...

Reflex Action

22 Nov 2017/--/Kerala has heaved a collective sigh of relief with the resignation of controversial minister Thomas Chandy at long last amid high drama and after much humming and hawing, and fretting and fuming. The political drama that preceded the resignation of Chandy had all the ingredients that...

Editorial

22 Nov 2017/--/With the nation facing considerable economic difficulties and outgoing president Michele Bachelet of the Socialist Party seeing a sharp drop in her popularity, a major reversal for the left was expected in November 19 elections in Chile. Considering these headwinds, however, the left-center forces did not fare too badly. Citizens voted for a new president as well as senators, congre...